A Tea with a Book Addict talk
In the glorious city of Edinburgh, teacher Miss Jean Brodie, who is in her prime, mentors 6 girls and tells them they are the ‘crème de la crème’. What damage does she do to them, and why is this brilliant and unsettling novel ranked amongst the 100 Best Books of Modern Literature?
“The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is near perfect in its design traditional and experimental. Rich in period detail, it is nevertheless as spare and taut as one of Simenon’s thrillers and as light as a soufflé.”
― Alan Taylor, Scottish Review of Books
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark performed by Miriam Margolyes
Muriel Spark – The Biography by Martin Stannard
Curriculum Vitae by Muriel Spark
Appointment in Arezzo: A Friendship with Muriel Spark by Alan Taylor
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark. Free downloadable version in epub format. (Click the green DOWNLOAD EPUB link.) If you are unsure of how to add these files to your ereader, look here.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark. 2-part BBC Radio Drama
Muriel Spark, National Library of Scotland
The Life & Times of Muriel Spark
A rare piece of footage showcasing Edinburgh life in the 1930s.
Colin McIlroy discusses the extensive Muriel Spark archives held in The National Library of Scotland
A short video clip featuring Muriel Spark with Alberto Moravio and Ingeborg Bachmann at a dinner party.